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Definition of the noun Absolute monarchy

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noun

  1. A state over which a sole monarch has absolute and unlimited power.
  2. [uncountable] The rule of such a monarch, as a form of government.

Explanation

Absolute monarchy is a monarchical form of government in which the monarch has absolute power among his or her people. An absolute monarch wields unrestricted political power over the sovereign state and its people. Absolute monarchies are often hereditary but other means of transmission of power are attested. Absolute monarchy differs from limited monarchy, in which the monarch's authority is legally bound or restricted by a constitution.

  • also known as ระบอบสมบูรณาญาสิทธิราชย์, 君主專制

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Google previewColton's Common School Geography (1872)

Illustrated by Numerous Engravings and 22 Study Maps, to which are Added Two Full-paged Railroad Maps and a Complete Series of Ten Commercial and Reference Maps of the United States by Joseph Hutchins Colton

An Absolute Monarchy is that in which the power of the sovereign is unlimited. 5. An absolute monarchy is generally called an Empire j and the sovereign, an Emperor. Other names are used in different countries instead of emperor ; as, Sultan, ...

Google previewEasy Introduction to ... Geography (1830)

by Thomas Tucker Smiley

An absolute Monarchy is that in which the voice of the monarch is the law. All the countries of Asia, and Africa, and Russia, and Turkey in Europe, are governed by absolute Monarclia. Point out on the map those countries which are governed ...

Google previewRudiments of geography, on a new plan. Accompanied with an Atlas (1828)

by William Channing Woodbridge

An absolute monarchy is a government, in which the will of the monarch is ...

Google previewCornell's Grammar-school Geography (1863)

Forming a Part of a Systematic Series of School Geographies, Embracing an Extended Course and Adapted to Pupils of the Higher Classes in Public and Private Schools by Sarah S. Cornell

An absolute monarchy is a government which vests the supreme power without limit in a single person, whose will is law. A limited monarchy is a government which vests the supreme power in a single person, but limits him in its exercise by a ...

Google previewNew-Church Messenger (1902)

Absolute monarchy is an attractive field, ...

Google previewThe New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (2002)

by Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil

absolute monarchy Rule by one person — a monarch, ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

absolute monarchy ' absolute Monarchie f (pol) (-> constitutional monarchy < enlightened absolutism absolute moral values e absolute moralische Wette pl (eth) -> moral absolutes ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Democracy (2013)

by the staff of Congressional Quarterly,

multiparty Head of Government: prime minister Oman absolute monarchy Chief of State: sultan Consultative Council (80) ...

Google previewDictionary of Politics (1992)

Selected American and Foreign Political and Legal Terms by Walter John Raymond

Absolute Monarchy. See MONARCHY.

Google previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

Absolute monarchy, or despotism. b. Absolute aristocracy (Venice) ; absolute sacerdotal aristocracy, etc. etc. etc. c. Absolute democracy (the government of the Agora or market democracy). 2. According to the organization of the administration.

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1865)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ...

Absolute monarchy .... Grand duchy, limited sovereignty, two chambers Limited monarchy, two chambers . . . Limited monarchy, two chambers Republic, senate and burgher assembly Limited monarchy, two houses of parliament Duchy, limited ...

Google previewThe Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy (2008)

by Nicholas Bunnin, Jiyuan Yu

The traditional absolute monarchy was inherited and supported by the theory of the divine right of kings. Monarchy contrasts with aristocracy, in which sovereignty lies in the hands of a class of persons, and with democracy, in which ...

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